ANKARA

Turkish security forces rounded up five PKK/YPG terrorists during simultaneous operations in northern Syria, the National Defense Ministry said on Monday.

The commandos arrested the terrorists plotting attacks in houses they were hiding in Tal Abyad, falling inside the area of Turkey’s anti-terror offensive, Operation Peace Spring, the ministry said in a statement.

During the bust, weapons, ammunitions, digital materials and documents related to the terror group were also seized, it added.

Since 2016, Turkey has launched a trio of successful anti-terrorist operations across its border into northern Syria to prevent the formation of a terror corridor: Operations Euphrates

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